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The Irish Bridget
Irish Immigrant Women in Domestic Service in America, 1840–1930

Margaret Lynch-Brennan
Foreword by Maureen O’Rourke Murphy

Paper $19.95s    |    978-0-8156-3354-9    |    2014

Cloth $39.95s    |    978-0-8156-3201-6    |    2009

ebook 978-0-8156-5267-0


"Densely documented with personal accounts, drawing on interviews and letters to let the women tell their own stories. As the first full-length scholarly book on female Irish servants, it will be a valuable text for educators."—American Historical Review

"Provides fresh glimpses into the working world and the social world that Irish domestic servants constructed and inhabited in the United States. . . . Lynch-Brennan’s well-written work will be warmly welcomed by historians of Irish America and those interested in the experiences of immigrant women in the United States."—Journal of American History

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